Sincere Thanks to Jason Calacanis and This Week In

For the past year and a half I’ve hosted a sometimes-weekly show called This Week In Music. It came about after my appearance as a guest on two different shows on Jason Calacanis‘ This Week In network, Jason’s “This Week in Startups” and Mark Suster‘s “This Week in Venture Capital”. Jason had an overly-generic and […]

Mark Ronson, Coca-Cola & more on This Week In Music

Thanks sincerely to everyone for the great feedback on This Week In Music. At SF Musictech on Monday a woman approached me and said, “I’m Japanese and I wouldn’t be here at SF Musictech if it weren’t for This Week In Music. I watch every show and find them inspiring. I just wanted to say […]

Digsin’s Jay Frank and NARM’s Jim Donio on This Week In Music

Two new episodes of This Week In Music are ready for your viewing and educational pleasure at, YouTube, and iTunes: We celebrated Black Friday with the head of the music industry’s retail trade group, NARM, Jim Donio. Jim educated us on the history of music retail, which didn’t start out as I’d imagined. To […]

Sonos CEO John MacFarlane on This Week In Music

You need Sonos. Sonos + your iPhone or iPad + the subscription service of your choice = LOVE. If you haven’t experienced this first-hand yet you’re missing out. It will change your music listening habits. Don’t front. Grab one of the great-sounding new Sonos Play:3s or go crazy with a full Sonos system for your […]

UMG’s Global Digital Head Rob Wells on This Week In Music

Just a quick post to let you know my interview with Universal Music Group’s global head of digital Rob Wells is up and doesn’t suck! Rob is part of the new team brought in by Lucian Grainge to operate UMG as a global company and was instrumental in getting Spotify set as a legal service […]